Product InformationTropical Sun Bicarbonate of SodaDescriptionBicarbonate of Soda, also known as baking soda, is a raising agent and is used to lighten the texture and increase the volume of baked foods. When combined with an acidic ingredient such as cream of tartar, buttermilk, yoghurt or molasses, bicarbonate of soda causes carbon dioxide bubbles to be released, which help dough and batter rise whilst baking.NutritionIngredients:Bicarbonate of Soda (100%).Typical ValuesAs Sold 1tsp Provides:Energy0kcalFat0gFibre0gCarbohydrates0gProtein0gSodium1,259mgStorageKeep in a cool dry place.Package InformationComes in a plastic containerUsageHere are some common uses for baking soda:Baking: Baking soda is a popular leavening agent used in baking. When combined with acidic ingredients like buttermilk or vinegar, it produces carbon dioxide bubbles, causing dough or batter to rise.Cleaning and Deodorizing: Baking soda is an effective natural cleaner and deodorizer. It can be used to remove stains, freshen carpets, eliminate odors from refrigerators or shoes, and clean kitchen and bathroom surfaces.Personal Care: Baking soda is sometimes used in personal care routines. It can act as a gentle exfoliant for skin, help neutralize odors in shoes, be used as a natural toothpaste or mouthwash, or provide relief from minor insect bites or sunburns.Household Uses: Baking soda can be used for various household purposes. It can help unclog drains when combined with vinegar, eliminate odors from laundry or fabrics, remove tarnish from silverware, and even extinguish small grease or electrical fires.Cooking and Food Preparation: Baking soda can be used in cooking beyond baking. It can tenderize meat, enhance the browning of baked goods, reduce cooking time for legumes, or be used to make homemade cleaners for fruits and vegetables.Science Experiments: Baking soda is commonly used in science experiments, such as volcano eruptions, to demonstrate chemical reactions and the release of carbon dioxide.PreparationTo make baking powder, mix one part bicarbonate of soda with two parts of cream of tartar. Bicarbonate of Soda can also be used more functionally around the house.Other InformationBicarbonate of soda is a chemical compound with the formula NaHCO3. It is composed of sodium ions (Na+), hydrogen ions (H+), carbonate ions (CO3^2-), and a water molecule (H2O).DisclaimerThis page serves as a summary for information purposes only, and is designed to enhance your shopping experience on the website. While we have taken care in preparing this summary and believe it is accurate, it is not a substitute for your reading the product packaging and label prior to use. You should be aware that products and their ingredients are subject to change. If you do require precise ingredient information you should consult the manufacturer, whose contact details will appear on the packaging or label. Niyis Limited is therefore unable to accept liability for any incorrect information. If the description of the product on this page contains a link to another party's website for further information on the product, please note that Niyis Limited has no control over and cannot be hold responsible for the contents of that website. You should also note that the picture images show only serving suggestions of how to prepare your food - all table accessories and additional items and/or ingredients pictured with the product you are purchasing are not included. This data is supplied for personal use only. It may not be reproduced in any way whatsoever without Niyis Limited's prior consent, nor without due acknowledgement.